Photography Courses

Clicking the perfect photograph is a not just an art. It also requires the practical knowledge of the types of lenses, exposure, aperture and various other parameters. Even though digital technologies have made taking pictures simple and problem free, professional photography requires the complete technical knowledge of the cameras and photography techniques. Training institutions that offer courses in photography teach both traditional and digital methodologies along with photo printing and tweaking of the pictures using an image editing software. In this case, knowledge of the software such as Adobe Photoshop is also imparted.

If you wish to become a professional photographer or want to learn photography as a hobby, graduate, diploma and certificate courses are offered in various institutions. These photography institutes also provide specialization in several domains or objects of shooting, such as fashion, travel, food, wildlife and nature, and landscape. You can opt for a short term course of 4 to 8 weeks or certificate program of a 3 to 8 months or pursue an intensive study program of 1 year that will train you for professional photography. Check out the various photography schools below:

Name of Institution Location Course overview
Fergusson College Pune Offers B.Sc. (Physics) with Vocational Still Photography & Audio-Visual Production, Basic Course in Still Photography, Basic Course in Colour Photography
Creative Hut Ahmedabad Offers a range of professional diploma and basic to advanced certificate courses
Delhi School of Photography Kalkaji Offers a range of courses with specializations such as Nature & Wildlife, Fashion and Fine Art. Duration ranges from a few weeks to 1 year (Diploma)
Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya Bhopal Offers Diploma in Photography
National Institute of Design Allahabad Offers Post Graduate Diploma in Photography Design and workshops of a few days
Film and Television Institute of India Pune Offers cinematography courses
Ambitions 4 Photography Academy Chennai Offers full time, part time and weekend professional photography courses
J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology Mumbai Offers course in Fashion Photography
Academy for Photographic Excellence New Delhi Offers basic photography workshops, certificate programs and a professional diploma program for 1 year duration
Bangalore School of Arts and Photography Bangalore Offers a range of photography courses and workshops. Run by an international famous photographer, Anand Sharan
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad Offers photography specialization in an under graduation level arts course